El Rincón Trading Post and Museum was established in 1909 as “The Mission Shop” by early artist, photographer, craftsman and trader, Ralph Meyers, one of the first traders in the area. It is the oldest Indian curio shop in Taos. Within its historic walls you’ll discover the atmosphere of an original trading post. The museum features a wonderful collection of items acquired through many decades of trading with the Native and Spanish people.
Your host, Paul “Paco” Castillo is Ralph’s Grandson and shares his family’s rich heritage and knowledge of New Mexico. Taught the art of jewelry making at an early age by his grandmother Rowena, he creates exceptional, one-of-a-kind pieces for collectors and even a few movie sets.
Read more of the history HERE